Jerry Brown (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-California Attorney General Jerry Brown leads the fundraising race for the 2010 gubernatorial contest despite having yet to officially announce his candidacy.
Al Franken (D) ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) - The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that Democrat Al Franken won the state's protracted U.S. Senate race against Republican Norm Coleman.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline)- The Ohio Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to hear a challenge to a state sales tax imposed on satellite television companies.
King MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - Alabama Attorney General Troy King is appealing a part of General Motors' bankruptcy plan that he says will harm former GM employees on workers' compensation.
Dr. Anna Maria Pou BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline)-Dr. Anna Maria Pou will receive nearly $457,000 to pay some of her legal bills after being arrested by then-Louisiana Attorney General Charles Foti for allegedly killing patients during Hurricane Katrina.
Anne Milgram (D) TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - Following seventeen years of litigation, the state of New Jersey has entered into a settlement agreement to preserve most of an environmentally important, 96-acre parcel of land in Cape May while allowing a portion of the tract to have limited development.
Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed into law legislation this week that is aimed improving discovery practices for attorneys on both sides of cases.
Martha Coakley (D) BOSTON (Legal Newsline)- Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has reached a settlement with Merrill Lynch over claims the company misled the city of Springfield into unlawfully investing into auction-rate securities.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - A moving company in New Jersey's Passaic County has settled allegations it operated without a license.
Jon Bruning (R) LINCOLN, Neb. (Legal Newsline)-The arbitrator appointed to resolve a multistate water fight among Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska says Nebraska has violated a U.S. Supreme Court decree.
Richard Blumenthal (D) HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline)- The Connecticut Department of Utility Control has agreed to reject a rate increase by Connecticut Natural Gas, state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said.
Mike Cox (R) LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline)-Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox has asked the state insurance commissioner to deny an application for an interim rate request from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
Linda Lingle (R) HONOLULU, Hawaii (Legal Newsline) - Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle this week vetoed legislation that would have taxed retailers that have affiliate relationships with online companies such as Amazon and Overstock.
Drew Edmondson (D) TULSA, Okla. (Legal Newsline)-A group of large-scale poultry companies being sued by Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson have asked a federal judge to delay the Sept. 21 trial date.
Barack Obama (D) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-President Barack Obama on Thursday praised this week's U.S. Supreme Court decision favoring white firefighters in New Haven, Conn.
Cuomo NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A third company has signed New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's code of conduct designed to reform public pension systems.
Sue Bell Cobb (D) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline)-Alabama Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb says she will remain on the state's high court rather than run for governor in 2010.
Rendell HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of a pharmaceuticals company that says a major plaintiffs firm hired by Gov. Ed Rendell should not be allowed to sue it.
FAYETTE, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - A Jefferson County, Miss., jury has awarded $7 million to the plaintiffs in a lead paint suit against Sherwin-Williams Co.
Jon Bruning (R) LINCOLN, Neb. (Legal Newsline)-Thirty states have reached a tentative agreement with General Motors Corp. over concerns the troubled automaker's bankruptcy plan would trample state laws, Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning announced Thursday.